The table below looks at the statistics for knowledge and experience of Microsoft products and/or services in IT jobs advertised for the Lancashire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Microsoft over the 3 months to 30 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

The figures below represent the IT labour market in general and are not representative of salaries within the Microsoft Corporation.

3 months to
30 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Microsoft
Rank 2 16 6
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -10
Permanent jobs citing Microsoft 120 76 93
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 30.00% 14.10% 19.87%
As % of the Vendors category 61.22% 33.63% 44.08%
Number of salaries quoted 109 71 67
Median salary £32,500 £35,000 £33,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +3.70%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,400 £22,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £45,000 £50,750
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
Microsoft
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Vendors category in permanent jobs advertised in the Lancashire region.

Vendors Category
Lancashire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Vendors category
196 226 211
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Lancashire 49.00% 41.93% 45.09%
Number of salaries quoted 165 200 173
Median salary £35,000 £38,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.89% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,250 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

Microsoft
Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

The demand trend of job ads across the Lancashire region citing Microsoft as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Vendors category.

Microsoft Jobs Demand Trend in Lancashire

Microsoft
Salary Trend in Lancashire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Lancashire region.

Microsoft Salary Trend in Lancashire

Microsoft
Salary Histogram in Lancashire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Microsoft across the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016.

Microsoft Salary Histogram in Lancashire

Microsoft
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Microsoft within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 30 July 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Preston +19 31 £30,000 - 3
Chorley +9 31 £33,750 +12.50% 2
Blackpool +1 16 £67,500 +107.69%
Blackburn +8 9 £29,000 -17.14% 2
Skelmersdale -1 3 £32,500 -3.70%
Clitheroe - 3 - -
Lancaster - 3 £23,500 -
Burnley +1 2 £23,365 -6.54% 1
Lytham St Annes +3 1 £27,500 -
Newton-le-Willows - 1 £24,000 -
Microsoft
North West

Microsoft
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Lancashire

For the 6 months to 30 July 2016, IT jobs citing Microsoft also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Lancashire region with a requirement for Microsoft.

1 99 (47.14%) SQL Server
2 74 (35.24%) .NET
3 71 (33.81%) C#
4 67 (31.90%) ASP.NET
4 67 (31.90%) MS Excel
5 66 (31.43%) MVC
6 63 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 60 (28.57%) CSS
8 54 (25.71%) SQL
9 53 (25.24%) ASP.NET MVC
10 52 (24.76%) Web Development
11 48 (22.86%) SDLC
12 47 (22.38%) Windows
13 45 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
13 45 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
14 44 (20.95%) Finance
15 41 (19.52%) jQuery
16 40 (19.05%) WCF
17 37 (17.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
18 34 (16.19%) .NET Framework
18 34 (16.19%) Project Management
19 33 (15.71%) Active Directory
20 32 (15.24%) Business Intelligence
21 31 (14.76%) Web Services
21 31 (14.76%) SQL Server 2008
22 30 (14.29%) Mentoring
22 30 (14.29%) Management Information System
23 28 (13.33%) Unit Testing
24 27 (12.86%) MS Office
25 24 (11.43%) HTML

Microsoft
Top Related IT Skills in Lancashire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 14 (6.67%) SharePoint
2 11 (5.24%) MS Exchange
3 7 (3.33%) Exchange Server 2010
3 7 (3.33%) Skype for Business
4 6 (2.86%) CMS
5 5 (2.38%) Exchange Server 2013
6 4 (1.90%) Confluence
7 3 (1.43%) IIS
8 2 (0.95%) ColdFusion
9 1 (0.48%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.48%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.48%) Exchange Server 2007
9 1 (0.48%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.48%) WordPress
Applications
1 67 (31.90%) MS Excel
2 27 (12.86%) MS Office
3 13 (6.19%) MS Project
4 5 (2.38%) MS Visio
5 4 (1.90%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (1.43%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 11 (5.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 10 (4.76%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.48%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.48%) Sage 200
3 1 (0.48%) Sage CRM
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.14%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (4.76%) Office 365
3 5 (2.38%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (2.38%) GitHub
4 3 (1.43%) Amazon EC2
4 3 (1.43%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.76%) WAN
2 9 (4.29%) Firewall
3 8 (3.81%) LAN
4 7 (3.33%) TCP/IP
5 6 (2.86%) Internet
6 5 (2.38%) DNS
6 5 (2.38%) Remote Desktop
7 4 (1.90%) NetScaler
7 4 (1.90%) VLAN
8 3 (1.43%) VoIP
9 2 (0.95%) DHCP
9 2 (0.95%) IMAP
9 2 (0.95%) SMTP
9 2 (0.95%) Wireless
10 1 (0.48%) FTP
10 1 (0.48%) MPLS
10 1 (0.48%) VPN
10 1 (0.48%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 99 (47.14%) SQL Server
2 31 (14.76%) SQL Server 2008
3 24 (11.43%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 22 (10.48%) SQL Server 2014
5 19 (9.05%) Power BI
6 16 (7.62%) PowerPivot
7 15 (7.14%) Microsoft Power View
8 14 (6.67%) Pentaho
8 14 (6.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (5.24%) Relational Database
10 9 (4.29%) SQL Server 2012
11 8 (3.81%) Data Warehouse
11 8 (3.81%) MySQL
12 7 (3.33%) MongoDB
12 7 (3.33%) NoSQL
13 6 (2.86%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 5 (2.38%) RDBMS
15 4 (1.90%) OLAP
15 4 (1.90%) SQL Server 2016
16 3 (1.43%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 9 (4.29%) Team Foundation Server
2 8 (3.81%) Visual Studio
3 7 (3.33%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.38%) MSI
4 5 (2.38%) Wise Package Studio
5 4 (1.90%) JIRA
5 4 (1.90%) MSTest
6 2 (0.95%) PowerBuilder
6 2 (0.95%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
7 1 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.48%) Grunt
7 1 (0.48%) gulp
7 1 (0.48%) NUnit
7 1 (0.48%) Selenium
7 1 (0.48%) Subversion
General
1 44 (20.95%) Finance
2 15 (7.14%) Manufacturing
3 10 (4.76%) Retail
4 9 (4.29%) Banking
5 6 (2.86%) Advertising
6 5 (2.38%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.38%) Billing
7 4 (1.90%) Legal
7 4 (1.90%) Local Government
8 2 (0.95%) Danish Language
8 2 (0.95%) Norwegian Language
8 2 (0.95%) Swedish Language
9 1 (0.48%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 103 (49.05%) Developer
2 59 (28.10%) .NET Developer
3 49 (23.33%) C# Developer
4 45 (21.43%) Analyst
5 43 (20.48%) C# .NET Developer
6 41 (19.52%) Web Developer
7 37 (17.62%) .NET Web Developer
7 37 (17.62%) ASP.NET Developer
8 36 (17.14%) C# ASP.NET Developer
9 34 (16.19%) C# Web Developer
10 18 (8.57%) Business Intelligence Developer
11 14 (6.67%) Business Intelligence Analyst
11 14 (6.67%) Head of Business Systems
11 14 (6.67%) SQL Developer
12 13 (6.19%) IT Analyst
13 12 (5.71%) Analyst Developer
14 11 (5.24%) SQL BI Developer
15 9 (4.29%) SQL Analyst
15 9 (4.29%) Support Analyst
16 8 (3.81%) Service Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (35.24%) .NET
2 67 (31.90%) ASP.NET
3 60 (28.57%) CSS
4 53 (25.24%) ASP.NET MVC
5 45 (21.43%) ASP.NET Web API
6 41 (19.52%) jQuery
7 40 (19.05%) WCF
8 37 (17.62%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 34 (16.19%) .NET Framework
10 31 (14.76%) Web Services
11 24 (11.43%) HTML
12 20 (9.52%) ASP.NET MVC 5
13 14 (6.67%) AngularJS
14 12 (5.71%) ASP.NET MVC 4
14 12 (5.71%) RESTful
14 12 (5.71%) SOAP
15 11 (5.24%) KnockoutJS
16 7 (3.33%) JSON
16 7 (3.33%) REST
16 7 (3.33%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 30 (14.29%) Management Information System
2 18 (8.57%) Analytical Skills
3 13 (6.19%) Computer Science
4 12 (5.71%) iPad
4 12 (5.71%) Microsoft Licensing
5 11 (5.24%) Tandem
6 9 (4.29%) Replication
7 7 (3.33%) Driving Licence
8 5 (2.38%) Clustering
8 5 (2.38%) Data Integration
8 5 (2.38%) e-Learning
8 5 (2.38%) Enterprise Software
8 5 (2.38%) Life Science
8 5 (2.38%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.38%) Smart Meter
9 4 (1.90%) Data Extraction
9 4 (1.90%) Fintech
10 3 (1.43%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.95%) Fat Client
11 2 (0.95%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 47 (22.38%) Windows
2 15 (7.14%) Windows 7
3 12 (5.71%) Windows Server
4 8 (3.81%) Windows NT
5 7 (3.33%) Windows Server 2008
6 5 (2.38%) Unix
6 5 (2.38%) Windows 2000
6 5 (2.38%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.90%) Windows Server 2012
8 3 (1.43%) Android
8 3 (1.43%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.43%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.95%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.95%) Windows 10
10 1 (0.48%) Linux
10 1 (0.48%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.48%) Solaris
10 1 (0.48%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 66 (31.43%) MVC
2 52 (24.76%) Web Development
3 48 (22.86%) SDLC
4 45 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 34 (16.19%) Project Management
6 32 (15.24%) Business Intelligence
7 30 (14.29%) Mentoring
8 28 (13.33%) Unit Testing
9 20 (9.52%) TDD
10 19 (9.05%) Change Management
10 19 (9.05%) Coaching
10 19 (9.05%) Risk Management
11 18 (8.57%) Release Management
11 18 (8.57%) Web Application Development
12 17 (8.10%) Analytics
13 16 (7.62%) CRM
13 16 (7.62%) OO
14 15 (7.14%) Data Analytics
14 15 (7.14%) OOP
15 14 (6.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 71 (33.81%) C#
2 63 (30.00%) JavaScript
3 54 (25.71%) SQL
4 23 (10.95%) VB
5 17 (8.10%) VBA
6 15 (7.14%) T-SQL
7 13 (6.19%) C
8 9 (4.29%) PHP
9 8 (3.81%) VBScript
10 7 (3.33%) VB6
11 6 (2.86%) R
12 2 (0.95%) Data Analysis Expressions (DAX)
12 2 (0.95%) PowerShell
13 1 (0.48%) C++
13 1 (0.48%) Java
13 1 (0.48%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (10.48%) Degree
2 15 (7.14%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (3.33%) CCNA
3 7 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
4 6 (2.86%) SC Cleared
4 6 (2.86%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.38%) MCP
5 5 (2.38%) MCSE
6 3 (1.43%) HND
7 2 (0.95%) MCSA
8 1 (0.48%) A+ Certification
8 1 (0.48%) CCNP
8 1 (0.48%) MCITP
8 1 (0.48%) MCTS
8 1 (0.48%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.33%) QA
2 2 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 33 (15.71%) Active Directory
2 13 (6.19%) XenApp
3 12 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (3.81%) Hyper-V
5 7 (3.33%) Terminal Services
6 5 (2.38%) Microsoft App-V
7 2 (0.95%) VMware ESXi
8 1 (0.48%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.48%) Xen
Systems Management
1 5 (2.38%) AppDNA
1 5 (2.38%) SCCM
2 4 (1.90%) FortiGate
2 4 (1.90%) HP SIM
3 1 (0.48%) WSUS
Vendors
1 18 (8.57%) Citrix
1 18 (8.57%) VMware
2 12 (5.71%) Cisco
3 5 (2.38%) AppSense
3 5 (2.38%) BMC
4 4 (1.90%) Apple
4 4 (1.90%) HP
4 4 (1.90%) Juniper
4 4 (1.90%) Remedy
4 4 (1.90%) SolarWinds
5 3 (1.43%) Oracle
6 2 (0.95%) arcserve
6 2 (0.95%) Avaya
6 2 (0.95%) IBM
6 2 (0.95%) Intel
6 2 (0.95%) Mitel
6 2 (0.95%) NetApp
6 2 (0.95%) SAP
6 2 (0.95%) Sophos
6 2 (0.95%) Sun
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